Manual Notice:

From: From: Carol T. Rawson. P.E.

Manual: Manual: Rail-Highway Operations Manual

Effective Date: August 03, 2015

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Purpose

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Rail-Highway Operations Manual is intended to cover responsibilities and best practices on projects that impact both roadway and railroad rights-of-ways. The manual defines both District and Division TxDOT responsibilities on the various types of projects encountered and coordination efforts required between railroad companies and other entities.

This manual is not a railroad operations manual and does not cover items related with train scheduling, railroad worker safety, or commonly asked questions from the public related to railroad operations.

Contents

The Rail-Highway Operations Manual is a new manual.

Supercedes

The Rail-Highway Operations Manual is a new TxDOT manual and supersedes the Railroad Operations Volume published in 1998.

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Contact

For more information on the contents of this manual, contact Mark J. Johnson, Railroad Program Coordinator for the TxDOT Traffic Operations Division, Rail Safety Section, by email at Mark.J.Johnson@txdot.gov or by phone at (512) 416-2277.

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Archives

This manual is a first edition. Therefore, no archived copies exist.

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